Helpful Cooking Tip 1 Maintain the Good Quality of Frozen Food
In order to maintain the good quality of frozen food, you should thaw them in the lower part of the refrigerator. Do not place it in water at room temperature or in warm places. Specially when you have to thaw a large chunk of meat so as to prevent the growth of microorganisms. Immediately after thawing, the food should immediately be prepared and eaten.
Helpful Cooking Tip 2 Marinating
When marinating, avoid using a metal bowl as the acid in the mix can react chemically with the metal. Better yet, marinate your cut meat or poultry in a resealable plastic bag or a plastic container. Try not to marinate for more than 2 days.
Helpful Cooking Tip 3 Peeling onions
Are you always shedding tears when peeling onions? Here’s how to prevent that: place the onions inside the fridge for a few hours before peeling them.
Helpful Cooking Tip 4 Tastier Breading
To get a tastier breading, dress the meat with lemon and egg batter, then with flour, and lastly with breadcrumbs, in that order.Place breaded fried meat on paper towels for a few seconds in order to remove excess oil.
Helpful Cooking Tip 5 Extend the Freshness
To extend the freshness, you can freeze some vegetables such as peppers, onions, carrots, leeks, celery, asparagus, beans, etc.
Helpful Cooking Tip 6 Remove the Fat from Meat or Chicken Broth
To remove the fat from meat or chicken broth, leave the broth inside the fridge once it has cooled. Leave it there overnight. The next day, remove the hardened fat on the surface of the broth.
Helpful Cooking Tip 7 Remove Excess Oil
To remove excess oil, use paper towels.
Helpful Cooking Tip 8 Fresh Eggs
How to know is the egg is fresh? Place the egg in a bowl of water. If the egg floats, then it is no longer fresh nor good to eat.
Helpful Cooking Tip 9 Avoid the dark side Luke with Fruit
To prevent apples, bananas and pears from darkening, sprinkle them with lemon juice.
Helpful Cooking Tip 10 Check if Fish is Fresh
How to know if the fish is fresh? Check the eyes. They should be clear and bright.
Helpful Cooking Tip 11 Frying Meat or Fish
When frying meat or fish, do not cover the pan completely so as to let out the water vapors that form when frying with covered pan.